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from the people that love family most. Familius is a family of authors, therapists, parents, and more, all with one special purpose: helping your family be happy. See who we are!

Stepparenting Contributors


Diane's Topics:  Parenting, Divorce...
Professionally, I am a certified family law mediator and divorce coach, and a former medical malpractice trial attorney. My personal life titles include wife, stepmom, girl scout troop leader, daughter and daughter in-law, and volunteer. I sit on the Board of Director...


Judy's Topics:  Parenting, Love...
Judy Gilliam is an educator who has served as a teacher, principal, superintendent and college professor. Her greatest points of pride are her children and grandchildren, who inspired her debut book Florence and Her Fantastic Family Tree.


Katie's Topics:  Family Fun, Parenting...
Hey there! I'm a student, a worker-bee, and a reading junkie. I'm also super excited for my first ever chance at someone besides my mom reading my work :)

Lisa Sugarman

Lisa's Topics:  Parenting, Time Together...
Hey, there! I'm Lisa Sugarman and I write books.

Lorri Benson

Lorri's Topics:  Parenting, Love...
Lorri Antosz Benson is a former syndicated columnist and talk show producer.
Lorri's Latest Books:
Adopting HopeAdopting Hope

Michele Robbins

Michele's Topics:  Parenting, Time Together...
Michele Lynne Robbins, the Mater Familius and Acquisitions Editor, has been the CEO of the Robbins Roost for twenty-two years, where she has homeschooled each of her nine children. When she is not running her domestic enterprise, she is found developing important book c...